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Best states for a Human Resource Officer

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Human Resource Officers, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Human Resource Officer positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Although there are abundant Human Resource Officer jobs in America, a large number of them are in the West.

District of Columbia is the best state in the country for Human Resource Officer jobs, and New Jersey has the second-highest median salary in the country.

District of Columbia is the best state for jobs for Human Resource Officers, and Louisiana is the worst.

The most common pay in District of Columbia is $138,519, while the median pay in Louisiana is $70,653.

We found that the West is best for Human Resource Officers, and the Northeast is the worst.

Uniondale is the best city in the country for Human Resource Officer jobs, where as District of Columbia is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Human Resource Officers in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. New Jersey
  3. California
  4. Washington
  5. Virginia
  6. Colorado
  7. Delaware
  8. Connecticut
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Rhode Island
  • (180 jobs)
  • (349 jobs)
  • (2,065 jobs)
  • (457 jobs)
  • (477 jobs)
  • (289 jobs)
  • (36 jobs)
  • (181 jobs)
  • (436 jobs)
  • (34 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Human Resource Officers, to help you with your next career move.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Human Resource Officers in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
180 $138,520 $62,000 $307,000 1.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

2. New Jersey

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
349 $129,232 $57,000 $288,000 0.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in New Jersey

3. California

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,065 $116,472 $52,000 $259,000 1.3
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in California

4. Washington

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
457 $108,701 $48,000 $241,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Washington

5. Virginia

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
477 $115,198 $51,000 $256,000 0.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Virginia

6. Colorado

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
289 $113,952 $51,000 $253,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Colorado

7. Delaware

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
36 $115,198 $51,000 $256,000 0.89
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Delaware

8. Connecticut

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
181 $108,185 $48,000 $240,000 1.15
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Connecticut

9. Massachusetts

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
436 $108,701 $48,000 $241,000 1.06
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Massachusetts

10. Rhode Island

Total Human Resource Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
34 $126,951 $57,000 $281,000 0.78
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Officer Jobs in Rhode Island

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Human Resource Officer

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Human Resource Officer

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